Book Pairing: This springtime book pairing activity was from our (BFIAR) The Quiet Way Home post. Run, Rabbit, Run!Today's book pairing is Run Rabbit Run (1.0 Very First Reading)Run Rabbit Run! the 9th book in the Usbourne Very First Reading series and an adorable spring sensory bin. This was a super simple sensory bin to … Continue reading Run Rabbit Run!
We continued reading through Frog and Toad Together. We read the Cookie chapter and HAD to make cookies. I pulled out a mason jar oatmeal chocolate chip mix and a few fresh ingredients. Jordan mixed everything together... Jordan scooped them out and we popped them into the oven. The kids gobbled them after dinner. … Continue reading Frog and Toad Together – Cookies
Today we're book pairing Over in the Ocean In a Coral Reef with a timeless treat....Rice Krispies. Introducing....Coral REEF Krispies! We used the microwave directions on the box and added pink food coloring (before adding the cereal). I scooped a generous heap into each cup and used my hands to form it into a coral-shaped … Continue reading Coral Reef-Krispies
Haley was reading Plain Girl and learning about the Amish community. Baking Amish bread would be a great activity to pair book. Haley gathered her ingredients and measuring utensils. She followed the recipe, measuring each ingredient. We leaned a little on modern technology to help mix our dough. She floured and kneaded the dough. Then … Continue reading Sonlight Core E – Amish Bread (Week 29)
May 2014 - Another post from the past. Frog Tea Party:I brought out our Usborne First Reading Frogs book. I brought out our Frog Life Cycle snacks, mini marshmallows with chocolate chips stuffed in the center (eggs), gummy worms (tadpoles), goldfish crackers (froglets), and gummy frogs (adult frogs). I set the table with our Melissa … Continue reading Frog Life Cycle
September 2015 - This is a post from the past, but great books and fun activities are timeless! A Tree is Nice: The kids receivedA Tree is Nice from their Aunt, so I thought it would be a great book to pair with a science lesson on trees. We started our morning with a sweet … Continue reading Book Pairing – A Tree is Nice
March brings rain, clouds, puddles, and rainbows. Today we learned about rainbows and did a fun color mixing activity. I brought out our Noodles I Love Colors! reader and set up a color mixing tray (3 baby food jars filled with water, tinted red, yellow, and blue, 3 droppers, and a six-slotted paint tray). Parker … Continue reading Color Mixing – Noodles – I Love Colors!